World Treasures: Important Russian, European, Asian & American Works
November 18th & 19th, 2014
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LOT 567
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Lot 567
A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE SILVER-GILT AND ENAMEL MONSTRANCE, PAUL BRUNET, PARIS, CIRCA 1890.  The quatrefoil base resting on four gargoyles and displaying four large and finely sculptured figures of the Evangelists and further set with filigree mounted with paste stones. The central node with four painted enamel quatrefoil medallions depicting Christ, the Virgin, St. Joseph, and St. Vincent DePaul and also overlaid with filigree and set with paste amethysts. The large central exposition window encircled with filigree scrolling foliage over a blue enamel ground and set with amethyst paste stones and further out still emanating rays set with paste diamonds and behind gilt wavy sunburst rays with cross finial on top inset with filigree over enamel ground and with large paste amethyst. Complete with luna. Marked on base and on luna and with custom fitted velvet lined case. Height 26.75 (68 cm). Total weight 94.7 troy oz.
Estimate:  $1,500 - 2,000   € 1,050 - 1,400
Price Realized: $8,750.00
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